This teacher has doubts that microwaved food is safe

  • Thread starter revv
  • Start date
  • #1
54
9


What do you think?

Why would he think microwaved food would be dangerous? He doesn't really explain why...Most of the time that I heard microwaved food was dangerous was from crackpots that also thinks we will all get fried by 5g wifi... this is a teacher though kind of concerning
Starts at 12:50 mins
 
Last edited:

Answers and Replies

  • #2
phinds
Science Advisor
Insights Author
Gold Member
2021 Award
17,722
9,665
What do you think?
I think he is a crackpot. He's offering an opinion with no basis in fact.
 
  • Like
Likes skyshrimp, Tom.G and BillTre
  • #3
Rive
Science Advisor
2,214
1,615
What do you think?
It happens too often that some people has just one or two wild beliefs, while in other areas they still can act/think reasonably.
Quite troublesome since in such cases the 'normal' part gives credit to the 'crackpot' part.
Especially troublesome when it's not across different sciences (like some physicist giving health advice or a chemist running against general relativity), but within one scientific area.
I don't know any real solution for this.
 
  • Like
Likes jim mcnamara
  • #4
731
559
Haven't found any evidence that shows microwaving food is detrimental. Obviously, don't stand in front of a microwave if it's open, but most microwaves won't even operate with open door.

A bit concerning since it's coming from a teacher :frown:
 
  • Like
Likes russ_watters
  • #5
berkeman
Mentor
62,570
13,388
Thread closed temporarily for Moderation...
 
  • #6
berkeman
Mentor
62,570
13,388


What do you think?

Why would he think microwaved food would be dangerous? He doesn't really explain why...Most of the time that I heard microwaved food was dangerous was from crackpots that also thinks we will all get fried by 5g wifi... this is a teacher though kind of concerning
Starts at 12:50 mins

As you should know, we don't debunk pseudoscience here at the PF. Thread will remain closed.
 
  • Like
Likes Evo and russ_watters

Related Threads on This teacher has doubts that microwaved food is safe

  • Last Post
Replies
5
Views
4K
  • Last Post
2
Replies
48
Views
6K
  • Last Post
2
Replies
36
Views
5K
Replies
2
Views
1K
Replies
24
Views
9K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
7
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
23
Views
6K
  • Last Post
Replies
11
Views
2K
  • Last Post
2
Replies
66
Views
8K
Top